Germany Bails Out Arts

In Sydney we've seen the arts and cultural sector of our city become one of the hardest his sectors following the COVID-19 outbreak. Many people employed in this sector are casual employees or self-employed individuals who rely on income from gig to gig in order to survive. Over the past few days we've seen the […]

Biennale Of Sydney Goes Digital

Just last week the Biennale Of Sydney was determined and confident that would be able to proceed safely in the face of COVID-19. Sadly, as of Tuesday morning it became clear this would no longer be possible. The nearly 50 year long tradition will now be closure the doors to all of its public exhibitions […]

Sydney Biennale – NIRIN

The 22nd edition of the Sydney Biennale, which recently opened at six cultural venues across the city, challenges us to think about the world from a refreshingly alternative viewpoint. Curated by the internationally acclaimed, multi-disciplinary Indigenous artist Brook Andrew, it brings together 100 artists and collectives from 36 countries. Andrew has named the exhibition NIRIN, […]

Martin Smith – Bondi Dreams

Bondi Dreams is a photographic exhibition compiled by Martin Smith, a Bondi beach enthusiast from way, way back. Smith, has been taking photos of Bondi for 70 years to be exact and, his exhibition is a labour of love that documents his solo promenades along Sydney’s most famous beach. Also included will be photos of […]


The HI VIS exhibition explores the fabulous forms of dress and dance to captivate an audience’s attention and compel them to engage in complex political ideas. Exhibition curator, Luke Letourneau says “HI VIS comes from the high visibility vests worn by construction workers outside Casula Powerhouse, it’s not focussed on the vests but in how […]

Barbara Licha – In Progress

Walk into the Up Space Gallery in Marrickville, and you will find yourself surrounded by floating figures, architectural cages, and strangely graceful urban visions that occupy the space between isolation and ecstasy. All of it constructed out of wire. Polish-Australian artist Barbara Licha says her past work involved painting and graphic approaches to drawing that involved […]

Christine Webb: Sometimes Real And Imagined

Local artist Christine Webb's latest exhibition, Sometimes Real And Imagined, is a joyous and lavish recollection of her time travelling and living throughout Europe. Over the course of 20 years Webb travelled extensively throughout Europe, and even spent 12 of those years living full-time in Italy. This March her exhibition of paintings will recall al […]

66th Blake Prize

Entries to one of Australia's longest-standing and most prestigious prizes are now open.  The 66th Blake Art And Poetry Prizes, presented by the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre (CPAC), encourage artists who are exploring the wider experience of spirituality, religion and belief to submit their entries online now. Since 1951, the Blake Prize has engaged artists, […]


The word 'séance' is an attempt to communicate with spirits; the word comes from the French word for “session”. The English word however describes a meeting of people gathered to receive messages from spirits via a medium. Returning to Stanley Street Gallery is a group exhibition entitled séance, curated by Sean Morris. This new exhibition […]

Wansolwara: One Salt Water

In the pidgin dialect of the Solomon Islands, Wansolwara describes the concept of ‘one ocean, one people’, as an idea of a shared connection between the different communities of the Great Ocean. At UNSW Galleries, Fiji-born and Sydney based artist Shivanjani Lal’s works explores her history and identity as an Australian and Fijian. Her work […]